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News : US

Exposed by Michael: Climate Threat to Warplanes at Coastal Bases

Thursday  02:56,   18 october 2018
nytimes

The devastation of Tyndall Air Force Base, where 17 grounded F-22 stealth fighters were damaged in the storm, points to American air power’s vulnerability in major... >>>

Another Trump-branded building has decided to take down the president’s name

Thursday  02:35,   18 october 2018
msn

A Manhattan condominium called “Trump Place” is the latest in a string of properties that have distanced themselves from the president since the 2016... >>>

Jeff Sessions Is Quietly Transforming the Nation’s Immigration Courts

Thursday  01:35,   18 october 2018
theatlantic

Dorothea Lay was on track to become a member of the Board of Immigration Appeals, part of the Justice Department’s Executive Office for Immigration Review. Her 25-year government career had prepared her for the post, as reflected in four letters of... >>>

Man sentenced to nearly 25 years for arson of Texas mosque

Thursday  01:20,   18 october 2018
reuters

A man convicted of a hate crime in setting fire to a mosque in Texas was sentenced to almost 25 years in prison on Wednesday, U.S. authorities said, adding he acted with hatred and... >>>

Powerball's $345M up for grabs tonight; Mega Millions, unscathed, soars to $900M for Friday

Thursday  01:00,   18 october 2018
usatoday

The two big lottery games now top $1B. Mega Millions, unscathed Tuesday night, is the second-biggest jackpot in U.S.... >>>

Lockheed engineers will determine the fate of the F-22s ravaged by Hurricane Michael at Tyndall Air Base

Thursday  01:00,   18 october 2018
businessinsider

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said of the F-22s left at Tyndall Air Base: "I’m not ready to say it can all be fixed, but our initial review was perhaps more positive than I anticipated in light of the amount of... >>>

Medal of Honor: Trump awards nation's highest military honor to Vietnam veteran

Thursday  00:25,   18 october 2018
usatoday

President Donald Trump to award Vietnam veteran John Canley with the Medal of Honor more than 50 years after his heroic... >>>

George W. Bush, Laura Bush to be honored for work with vets

Wednesday  23:55,   17 october 2018
msn

Former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush have been named this year's recipients of the National Constitution Center's Liberty Medal for their commitment to veterans. The Philadelphia museum says the award will be presented by >>>

Melania Trump visits babies, moms affected by opioid crisis

Wednesday  23:55,   17 october 2018
msn

First lady Melania Trump toured a hospital's neonatal care unit Wednesday to learn about the treatment given to newborns experiencing opioid withdrawal, after she was initially delayed by mechanical problems on her plane. Her flight was forced to... >>>

Principal who asked student to remove Trump jersey replaced

Wednesday  23:35,   17 october 2018
foxnews

A North Carolina school district replaced a high school principal for asking a student to remove a jersey with "Trump" on the back for a patriotic-themed Friday night football game. Harnett County Schools released a statement announcing a new... >>>

Texas high school students won't graduate unless they watch video on how to interact with police

Wednesday  23:08,   17 october 2018
cnn

Starting this school year, English, history and math are not the only classes required to graduate high school if you're a student in... >>>

U.S. greenhouse emissions fell in 2017 as coal plants shut

Wednesday  22:35,   17 october 2018
reuters

Greenhouse gases emissions from the largest U.S. industrial plants fell 2.7 percent in 2017, the Trump administration said, as coal plants shut and as that industry competes with cheap natural gas and solar and wind power that emit less... >>>

Pennsylvania priest who molested boys after Mass pleads guilty

Wednesday  21:55,   17 october 2018
nbcnews

Father David Poulson would abuse boys and then make them confess to him, authorities... >>>

Ex-Biscayne Park officers get year in prison for roles in framing black teen in crimes

Wednesday  21:55,   17 october 2018
miamiherald

By helping the feds make a case against a corrupt ex-Biscayne Park police chief, two convicted former officers were hoping to avoid prison time for their roles in framing a black teenager with a string of burglaries.... >>>

Stolen teddy bear holds dead daughter's ashes, mom says

Wednesday  21:20,   17 october 2018
latimes

 The teddy bear looks like any other. But not to La'Quinta McKinney - because it holds the ashes of her daughter, La'Vea. The child died in 2016 at just 2 months old of what doctors determined was sudden infant death syndrome, according to McKinney. >>>